sport news Pep knows he'll be called a failure if Man City don't conquer Europe

Pep Guardiola admits he will be called a failure if he doesn't win a Champions League title with Manchester City Pep Guardiola knows he has to win the Champions League to please everyone The Spaniard won it twice as manager of Barcelona but not with Bayern Munich Many Bayern fans were not satisfied and expectations at City are similarly high

By Jack Gaughan for the Daily Mail

Published: 23:10 GMT, 15 March 2019 | Updated: 23:10 GMT, 15 March 2019

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Pep Guardiola admitted some would brand his spell at Manchester City a failure should they not lift the Champions League.

The Premier League champions visit Swansea City in the FA Cup quarter-finals on Saturday with hopes of clinching an unprecedented Quadruple still alive.

Rio Ferdinand this week claimed failing to win the Champions League would be 'frowned upon' and Guardiola knows his record in Europe is under the spotlight.

Pep Guardiola knows he has to win the Champions League to please everyone at Man City

Pep Guardiola knows he has to win the Champions League to please everyone at Man City

'I was judged at Bayern Munich in that way so I will be judged here as well,' Guardiola said after City were drawn against Tottenham in the last eight.

'My period in Munich was not good for most people because we didn't get to one final.

'So I'm a lucky guy - my (expected) standards

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